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Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 11 October 2016

I stayed here recently with a group of friends. We chose the Inn based on its location and historic status. While we enjoyed our stay, I'm not sure I would return based on the condition of the rooms. First, the common areas were lovely. We enjoyed an evening by the fire in the ballroom, and they had board games and...

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lb,il
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We recently stayed again at the Lakeside Inn after a seven year absence. This time we had a corner room overlooking the street and lake which was smaller and quieter than the room we shared last time. We enjoyed the walk down to the lovely and relatively unpopulated stretch of beach and this time strolled around the pond in the...

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Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I have stayed in many old and charming places all over the country. This place IS old, but absolutely not charming, unless you enjoy a strong urine smell in your room! First off... The front desk staff seem to care less about speaking to you and seem bothered by any questions you may have. Secondly...our room was...

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Chicago
Reviewed 26 August 2016

I love going to Lakeside in the off-season, when you can stay 2 nights for the price of one. I usually go for a couple of days after Thanksgiving. But it turns out that you can go for Thanksgiving, or for Christmas, or for New Year's Eve -- the last one, I did. Dave (who prepares breakfast for inn visitors)...

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Berwyn, Illinois
Reviewed 20 August 2016

We've been coming here for years. It is not for everyone. Quaint, rustic, not a lot of amenities but we love it. Innkeepers leave at night so guests have keys to enter hotel after hours. Beach access is across the street with lots of steps. No restaurant on site, but there is coffee and a microwave. Lots of places to...

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Ventura, California
Reviewed 11 August 2016

NO amenities per say. Very old shower/bathroom. No wifi which is NOT a complaint !!! but there is no cell signal in that area so a bit difficult to stay in touch! Prices are very high ($150/$170 a night in the summer??? - a joke) for the offering. Strictly based on the fact that its a great location. The rest...

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Middleville, Michigan
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Charming old lodge near Lake Michigan. The room was clean and tidy. No amenities to speak of including the cafe which was closed. Price was reasonable for the area and season. Quiet places to relax, read or have a quiet visit. Staff was pleasant, but did not necessarily make us feel like they were glad we were there.

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Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Had a wonderful weekend. Arrived at 11 a.m. which was early.(check-in is at 3 p.m. We were told our room was not ready. Which was fine. Oddly enough, they never asked for our name or what room # we had reserved. We were told to come back at 3. Sooooo, plenty of sights to see here anyway. We found the...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

I found this hotel perfect for a quick getaway. The hotel is very quiet and very old. The best part is the beach access. It is directly across the street from the lake and the lake is sparsely attended since it is all private beaches. We would definitely like to go back soon.

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 3 May 2016

Unfortunately my wife and I were plagued with poor weather the weekend we visited, but the Lakeside Inn was decent enough. We paid one night for two as it was a couple of weeks before their summer season officially began. Our room was spacious and clean and I imagine that their front deck is a real treat during the summer....

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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Additional Information about Lakeside Inn

Address: 15281 Lakeshore Rd, Lakeside, MI 49116-9712
Region: United States > Michigan > Berrien County > Lakeside
Number of rooms: 23
Also Known As:
Lakeside Hotel Lakeside
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Rooms in the front look out on the lake -- which can only be seen in the winter. A few rooms have hot tubs.”
 of 5 bubbles ChicagoHjohn, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“No real lake view but from lakeside rooms you can hear the waves at night.”
 of 5 bubbles kore49, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the front or back have decent view.”
 of 5 bubbles Francois98, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Get rooms with a king bed--no bedposts to make noise if you move around.”
 of 5 bubbles jaz79h, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Not worth the money”
 of 5 bubbles JamieS794, 10 Aug 2015 | Read review
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